[Elsnet-list] lecturer position in Information Science, University of Groningen

Bouma G. g.bouma at rug.nl
Thu Dec 4 10:53:32 CET 2008


Lecturer Information Science, University of Groningen

Job description

Lecturer Information Science at the department of Information Science
(Alfa-Informatica) at the Faculty of Arts. The department is focused on 
computational linguistics, especially in syntactic and phonological 
processing, and would most like to strengthen this focus by attracting 
researchers in computational linguistics with specializations
complementary to those of the current staff, e.g. text sentiment
analysis, machine translation, computational semantics,or 
computer-supported language learning. We are willing to consider
other, similar specializations. The teaching duties will be concentrated 
on language processing and statistics. The successful candidate will
also be expected to contribute to research, including grant proposals,
and will be asked to assume a share of organizational tasks, e.g. 
recruitment, communication or software/hardware support.

Requirements

University Graduate
- a PhD degree in (Computational) Linguistics or a related field such as
   Linguistics, Computer science, or Artificial Intelligence
- proven research ability documented by publications
- proven interest and success in computational and statistical studies
   is a must
- ability to work independently and interest in interdisciplinary
   research
- willingness to learn Dutch and to locate in Groningen.

Organization

University of Groningen
Founded in 1614. One of the best universities in Europe and the world. A
wide variety of disciplines. Internationally oriented. Rooted in the 
North of the Netherlands. Socially active. Our researchers and
lecturers are inspired academics. Ambitious students. We respect the
differences in talent, ambitions and performance of the 25.000 students 
and members of staff.

The university provides a career advisory service for partners of new
staff who move to Groningen.

The university is an equal opportunities employer. Because women are
still underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly 
encouraged to apply.

Conditions of employment

Maximum salary amount in Euro's a month 4374
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: Two years
Maximum hours per week: 38

Additional conditions of employment:
The University of Groningen offers a salary for a lecturer that ranges
from an initial Euro 3195 (salary scale 11) to a maximum of Euro 4374 
(scale 12) for the full-time position. The duration of contract is for 
two years.

Commencement of employment is March 2009.

Additional Information

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:
Prof.dr.ir. John Nerbonne
Telephone number: +31 50 3635815
E-mail address: j.nerbonne at rug.nl
Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following
links.
http://www.rug.nl
http://www.rug.nl/let/onderwijs/communicatieeninformatie/informatiekunde/index
http://www.let.rug.nl/informatiekunde/

Your application should include a cover letter, including remarks on how
this position fits in your career goals, a current curriculum vitae 
(including a list of publications), a sketch of current research 
interests and the name and e-mail addresses of two referees.

Applications must sent to: vmp at rug.nl

Application

You can apply for this job before 15-01-2009 by sending your application to:
University of Groningen
Personnel and Organization Office
P.O. Box 72
9700 AB Groningen
The Netherlands
E-mail address: vmp at rug.nl
When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number AT208335.

The short URL code for this job opening is: 00347-863.
You can use this as a direct link to the job by adding the code to the
URL www.academictransfer.org/

-- 
Gosse Bouma, Informatiekunde, RUG, Postbus 716, 9700 AS Groningen
G.Bouma at rug.nl     tel. +31-50-3635937      fax  +31-50-3636855




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